13 episodes

Obsessed RN is a weekly podcast where the host (Heather Mason) and guests discuss their current obsessions, why they love it, and what obsession means to them.

Obsessed Right Now Heather Mason

    • Society & Culture

Obsessed RN is a weekly podcast where the host (Heather Mason) and guests discuss their current obsessions, why they love it, and what obsession means to them.

    012 - April O'Neil is Obsessed with Pinball

    012 - April O'Neil is Obsessed with Pinball

    In the twelfth ever episode of "Obsessed Right Now” (and Season 1 finale!), Heather talks with nerd hero and Comic Con roomie April O'Neil about Archie Comics and how pinball has made an huge impact on her life 
     
    New episodes every Wednesday.
    What are you obsessed with right now? Tell Heather and she might suggest it on the show: obsessedrnpodcast@gmail.com
    Rate and Subscribe on iTunes
     
    // GUEST //
    Follow April on Twitter: @undeux
    Follow April on Instagram: @heyitsaprilagain
     
    // SOCIALS //
    Follow ORN on Twitter & Instagram: @obsessedRNpod
    Follow Heather on socials: @NerdHeather
     
    // MUSIC // 
    Analise Nelson & Dax Schaffer, aka The Saxel Naiad
    You can download the theme song on their Bandcamp page!
     
    // ART //
    Courtney Russell
     
    // THANKS //
    Allie Hock from “Everything’s Totally Fine"
    Libby Spears & Bluprint Films
    April O'Neil
    Amanda Pham
    Steven Ray Morris
    All of the guests this season!!
     
    // MENTIONED ON THIS EPISODE //
    - Archie Comics!
    - Riverdale on The CW (Season 1 now available on Netflix)
    - EightyTwo (our favorite pinball bar)
    - Pinball Arcade app
    - We mention Jimmy from episode 2 of Season 1 where he talks about board games
    - Pinball Hall of Fame in Las Vegas
    - Sunshine Laundromat in Brooklyn
    - Ground Kontrol in Portland
    - Free Gold Watch in San Francisco
    - Kevin Furness the tattoo artist
    - here is April’s pinball tattoo
     
    // SOME OF OUR FAVORITE MACHINES // 
    - Medieval Madness
    - Attack from Mars
    - Ghostbusters
    - Twilight Zone

    • 51 min
    011 - Ray is Obsessed with Joe Versus the Volcano

    011 - Ray is Obsessed with Joe Versus the Volcano

    In the eleventh ever episode of "Obsessed Right Now”, Heather talks with writer Ray Utarnachitt about a mystery from his childhood and how the movie “Joe Versus the Volcano” has changed his life.
     
    New episodes every Wednesday.
    What are you obsessed with right now? Tell Heather and she might suggest it on the show: obsessedrnpodcast@gmail.com
    Rate and Subscribe on iTunes
     
    //GUEST//
    Follow Ray on Twitter: @rayutar
    Follow Ray on Instagram: @rayutar
     
    // SOCIALS //
    Follow ORN on Twitter & Instagram: @obsessedRNpod
    Follow Heather on socials: @NerdHeather
     
    // MUSIC // 
    Analise Nelson & Dax Schaffer, aka The Saxel Naiad
    You can download the theme song on their Bandcamp page!
     
    // ART //
    Courtney Russell
     
    // THANKS //
    Allie Hock from “Everything’s Totally Fine"
    Libby Spears & Bluprint Films
    Ray Utarnachitt
     
    // MENTIONED ON THIS EPISODE //
    - "The Unlikely Philosophy of Joe Versus the Volcano” article by Leah Schnelbach that Ray mentions
    - Vincent Canby’s review of Joe Versus the Volcano

    • 51 min
    010 - Danielle is Obsessed with Iceland

    010 - Danielle is Obsessed with Iceland

    In the tenth ever episode of "Obsessed Right Now”, Heather talks with writer Danielle Sepulveres about how her childhood obsession resurfaced alongside her current obsession with the country of Iceland.
     
    New episodes every Wednesday.
    What are you obsessed with right now? Tell Heather and she might suggest it on the show: obsessedrnpodcast@gmail.com
    Rate and Subscribe on iTunes
     
    //GUEST//
    Follow Danielle on Twitter: @ellesep
    Follow Danielle on Instagram: @daniellesep
     
    // SOCIALS //
    Follow ORN on Twitter & Instagram: @obsessedRNpod
    Follow Heather on socials: @NerdHeather
     
    // MUSIC // 
    Analise Nelson & Dax Schaffer, aka The Saxel Naiad
    You can download the theme song on their Bandcamp page!
     
    // ART //
    Courtney Russell
     
    // THANKS //
    Allie Hock from “Everything’s Totally Fine"
    Libby Spears & Bluprint Films
    Danielle Sepulveres
     
    // MENTIONED ON THIS EPISODE //
    - A bunch of places in Iceland lol
    - Iceland Air
    - Blue Lagoon
    - Danielle’s piece for Brooklyn Magazine:  Isolation Is a form of Freedom: The Complementary Solitudes of Brooklyn and Iceland
     
     

    • 47 min
    009 - Alex is Obsessed with Anime

    009 - Alex is Obsessed with Anime

    In the ninth ever episode of "Obsessed Right Now”, Heather talks with world traveler Alex Wirtzer about everything from Hanna-Barbera cartoons to his obsession with anime.
     
    New episodes every Wednesday.
    What are you obsessed with right now? Tell Heather and she might suggest it on the show: obsessedrnpodcast@gmail.com
    Rate and Subscribe on iTunes
     
    //GUEST//
    Follow Alex on Instagram: @witzer
     
    // SOCIALS //
    Follow ORN on Twitter & Instagram: @obsessedRNpod
    Follow Heather on socials: @NerdHeather
     
    // MUSIC // 
    Analise Nelson & Dax Schaffer, aka The Saxel Naiad
    You can download the theme song on their Bandcamp page!
     
    // ART //
    Courtney Russell
     
    // THANKS //
    Allie Hock from “Everything’s Totally Fine"
    Libby Spears & Bluprint Films
    Alex Wirtzer
     
    // MENTIONED ON THIS EPISODE //
    Hanna-Barbera
    Dragon Ball Z
    Ranma ½
    Sailor Moon
    Gurren Lagann
    Ghost in the Shell
    Hayao Miyazaki
    Spirited Away
    Princess Mononoke
    Studio Ghibli
    My Neighbor Totoro
    Howl's Moving Castle
    Evangelion
    Anime Expo in Los Angeles
    Cowboy Bebop
    Joe Hisashi (from Howl's Moving Castle)
    Yoko Kanno (from Cowboy Bebop)
    Yoko Kanno (the Seatbelts is her Jazzband that she uses)
    Yuki Kajiura
    Samurai Champloo
    Akira
    Your Name
    IGN anime podcast
    Crunchyroll
    Amazon’s Anime Strike
    Yuri on Ice
    Gundam
    Giant robot battle between US and Japan is a totally real thing
    Code Geass
    One Piece
    Monster
    Satoshi Kon’s Paranoia Agent
    Erased
     
    // OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS FROM ALEX //
    Opening to the show Erased
    By Yoko Kanno (sung by Raj Ramayya) from Wolf's Rain
    By Yuki Kajiura from Noir
    By Yuki Kajiura from Tsubasa Chronicle
    By Joe Hisashi from Princess Mononoke
    Uverworld is probably my favorite Japanese band of all time and is used for lots of shows

    • 48 min
    008 - Steven Ray Morris is Obsessed with Carly Rae Jepsen

    008 - Steven Ray Morris is Obsessed with Carly Rae Jepsen

    In the eighth ever episode of "Obsessed Right Now”, Heather talks with podcast producer and pop music aficionado Steven Ray Morris about everything from Goosebumps to his obsession with the brilliant tunes of Carly Rae Jepsen.
     
    New episodes every Wednesday.
    What are you obsessed with right now? Tell Heather and she might suggest it on the show: obsessedrnpodcast@gmail.com
    Rate and Subscribe on iTunes
     
    //GUEST//
    Follow Steven on Twitter: @StevenRayMorris
    Follow Popular Music The Podcast on Twitter: @popmusicpodcast
     
    // SOCIALS //
    Follow ORN on Twitter & Instagram: @obsessedRNpod
    Follow Heather on socials: @NerdHeather
     
    // MUSIC // 
    Analise Nelson & Dax Schaffer, aka The Saxel Naiad
    You can download the theme song on their Bandcamp page!
     
    // ART //
    Courtney Russell
     
    // THANKS //
    Allie Hock from “Everything’s Totally Fine"
    Libby Spears & Bluprint Films
    Steven Ray Morris
     
    // MENTIONED ON THIS EPISODE //
    Goosebumps (books and TV show)
    Omar’s Goosebumps video
    Analise Nelson (co-host of Popular Music podcast and awesome musician!)
    Popular Music: The Podcast (Steven and Analise’s podcast)
    Carly Rae Jepsen episode of Popular Music
    Rebecca Black “Friday”
    Alison Gold “Chinese Food”
    Inside the World's Biggest 'Magic: The Gathering' Tournament by David Greenwald
    David Greenwald
    Steven’s Foggy Ruins of Time Blog
    “Mr. Tambourine Man” by Bob Dylan
    “Graceland" by Paul Simon
    Bakithi Kumalo, Bassist for “Graceland”
    Steven’s Favorite CRJ Songs: “Sweetie” and “When I Needed You”
    Steven’s Beginner CRJ Songs: “Run Away with Me” “I Really Like You” “Your Heart is a Muscle” “Good Time” 
    “I Really Like You” Music Video
    Steven’s Bandcamp where you can buy his “Humble Carly Rae Jepsen Song"

    • 58 min
    007 - Liz is Obsessed with Cooking

    007 - Liz is Obsessed with Cooking

    In the seventh ever episode of "Obsessed Right Now”, Heather talks with writer and first string friend Liz Alper about everything from Animorphs to her obsession with creating and authentic Game of Thrones meals.
     
    New episodes every Wednesday.
    What are you obsessed with right now? Tell Heather and she might suggest it on the show: obsessedrnpodcast@gmail.com
    Rate and Subscribe on iTunes
     
    // GUEST //
    Follow Liz on Twitter: @LizAlps
     
    // SOCIALS //
    Follow ORN on Twitter & Instagram: @obsessedRNpod
    Follow Heather on socials: @NerdHeather
     
    // MUSIC // 
    Analise Nelson & Dax Schaffer, aka The Saxel Naiad
    You can download the theme song on their Bandcamp page!
     
    // ART //
    Courtney Russell
     
    // THANKS //
    Allie Hock from “Everything’s Totally Fine"
    Libby Spears & Bluprint Films
    Liz Alper
     
    // MENTIONED ON THIS EPISODE //
    Animorphs (books and TV show)
    Jimmy (first guest of the podcast listen to his episode about Board Games!)
    Jubilee from The X-Men
    Chicago Fire (Liz used to be a writer on this show!)
    History of Armenians in Glendale (this is true!)
    Fresh off the Boat 
    The Blair Witch Project
    Top Chef
    Iron Chef (original Japanese series)
    Game of Thrones
    Official Game of Thrones Cookbook
    Patti Labelle's Mac and Cheese recipe (sooooo good)
    Great British Bake Off
    No-bake cookie recipe
    Ratatouille (and the quote)
    Blue Apron 
    Plated
    Tom Colicchio on Michael Ian Black’s How To Be Amazing podcast
    Gordon Ramsay's The F Word
    American Test Kitchen
    Some easy one-pot meals

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

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Obsessed With Obsessed Right Now

What a great idea for a podcast! Super professionally produced, great sound quality, and Heather is an excellent host. Fascinating guests and personal stories, total NPR/This American Life vibes. Check it out.

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Obsessional Identity

Loved this. It's a great celebration and study of the things that we are obsessed with that makes us human. 💗

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